On February 15, 2017, UWIN will host an industry panel on starting companies, featuring:

  • Chris Diorio, UW Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering and CEO and Founder of Impinj, a developer of RFID technology.
  • Carlos Guestrin, UW Amazon Professor of Machine Learning in Computer Science & Engineering and Director of Machine Learning at Apple.  He is the founder of Turi (formerly Dato, Inc.) and GraphLab, a machine learning modeling tool for developers and data scientists.
  • Chris Own, founder of Voxa, an advanced electron optics manufacturing firm focused on transforming analytical nanoscale imaging.  He is also the founder of Ack! Industries.

Students, postdocs, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds are invited to attend!  Panelists will talk about their path to and experience with startup companies and take your questions.

The panel is on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:30pm in the Husky Union Building (HUB) room 340.  Refreshments will be served prior to the panel.

Please note: Eli Shlizerman was originally scheduled as part of the panel but is no longer able to participate.